The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event in which competitors toss a large tapered ... and flips the tapered end upwards so that the large end hits the ground first, and, if well tossed, the caber falls directly away from the tosser.
Dec 2, 2009 ... I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the history of the caber toss and see why it was invented. But first, what is the caber toss?
Well the gents who participate in the Scottish sport of caber tossing prove that it can be done. The caber toss is a popular segment of any Highland Games.
Dec 26, 2016 ... Tossing the caber is no joke. Discover the rules, history, and origins of Scotland's best Highland Games event.
It was at one of these in 1574 that "tossing of ye barr" (caber-tossing) first ... and were endanger of becoming extinct if something was not done to revive them.
Many early references call this event "casting of the stone." In the .... In Scandinavia today, caber tossing is known as sdågstørtning (from stáng 'pole' and størta 'to throw'). There are many .... Brief history chapter largely taken from Shearman.
Sep 18, 2014 ... With the country preparing to make a big decision about its future today, one significant piece of Scottish history has already been made this ...
Apr 30, 2010 ... Being that caber tossing is also a Scottish sport, and most Scottish sports(1) are ... tossing a caber; one is form, since the judging is done by direction, and the .... ' O lad, I don't know where you been but I see you won first prize'